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Do limited edition cards have better chips?

HoF uses binned chips, the 2080 Ti chip on it is the same "A" label you get on the Founders Edition cards.

 

AIBs can buy the special "A" binned chips from nVidia it's just more expensive than normal chips so usually only the highest end models will carry it alongside obviously the Founders Edition cards.

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Was wondering that. Or do they just look premium? Cards like Galax HOF or MSI Lightning. Do they have more "oomph" than regular cards or it is still the silicone lottery thing?


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Some are binned, like the KINGPIN cards. Not sure about those models specifically. If you search them you will find out. 


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1 minute ago, ReggieGRS said:

Was wondering that. Or do they just look premium? Cards like Galax HOF or MSI Lightning. Do they have more "oomph" than regular cards or it is still the silicone lottery thing?

Those cards are factory overclocked so your answer is sort of.

 

They're binned to maintain the factory OC's, and thus may be better than the reference design and the lower end AIB cards.


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1 minute ago, Nocte said:

Some are binned, like the KINGPIN cards. Not sure about those models specifically. If you search them you will find out. 

Lighting is for sure binned, it's a pretty big factory OC and made to go further. I know nothing of the Galax card, but I would assume so.


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4 minutes ago, SenpaiKaplan said:

I know nothing of the Galax card, but I would assume so.

Yea i had the opportunity to go all out on it and was able to get my hands on a hof rtx thats why i asked if they had more oomph i couldn't find whether they are binned or not. Them again my looking things up skills are rusty =X


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Just now, ReggieGRS said:

Yea i had the opportunity to go all out on it and was able to get my hands on a hof rtx thats why i asked if they had more oomph i couldn't find whether they are binned or not. Them again my looking things up skills are rusty =X

I would imagine that Galax bins their chips, its a rather high end card.


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Founders Edition get the best silicon but as far as "good chips" go I stick to EVGA. The FTW and KINGPIN cards go through rigorous testing to determine if the silicon is any good, if the silicon doesn't overclock or run at their required speeds they put that silicon in a "FTW DT" card which stands for "FTW De-Tuned". These cards are the same as a FTW but they won't overclock as good because they have provably, inferior silicon.


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HoF uses binned chips, the 2080 Ti chip on it is the same "A" label you get on the Founders Edition cards.

 

AIBs can buy the special "A" binned chips from nVidia it's just more expensive than normal chips so usually only the highest end models will carry it alongside obviously the Founders Edition cards.


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3 minutes ago, SenpaiKaplan said:

I would imagine that Galax bins their chips, its a rather high end card.

its 2080ti so maybe it is? just there isn't any specifics anywhere on the web that i could find.

 

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You're familiar with galax hall of fame cards? It's actually 1st time i buy one of their brand actually

 

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